Top choices to find research articles:
Women's Studies International
Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 871,000 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present, from over 2,000 periodicals.
Academic Search Complete
This interdisciplinary database features fulltext for over 8,500 journals, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 12,500 journals. Strong social science coverage.
Indexes books and periodical articles in over 1,700 international journals in psychology and related fields. Journal coverage begins in 1872, and book chapters, books, technical reports, and dissertations in 1987.
A sociology research database which provides over 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus. Women's Studies is one of the major areas of coverage.
List of women's studies journals held by UPEI (if you want to browse to find just a couple of articles)
Print indexes (main floor at the end of the Reference Collection):
The Canadian Feminist Periodical Index, 1972-1985
Over 14,000 records from 15 Canadian feminist periodicals. Access by subject, author, and title. In most cases only the feature articles of the periodicals were indexed.
Canadian Periodical Index (1920-2002)
Indexes over 400 English and French language journals and magazines from Canada and the United States.
Women Studies Abstracts (1972-1998/99)
Indexes and summarizes articles from academic women's studies journals. Published quarterly with an annual index included in the 4th issue of each volume.